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Nairobae
November 21, 2017
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I first learnt about Instameets in 2015. At the time I was just getting into photography and was looking for every opportunity to shoot. When the Worldwide Instameet 16 for Nairobi was announced, I didn’t hesitate to attend. What an experience it was! You may be wondering what an Instameet is. Allow me to educate […]
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Nairobi National Park at Dawn
November 15, 2017
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  Wild cows against the backdrop of Lang’ata housing and UAP Towers. I’m not a big fan of Whatsapp groups, but the photography ones I am in come in handy. A suggestion to visit the park for an early morning expedition was made because to see the big cats, you need to be there at […]
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Elementaita: Pink Lake Man Treehouse
October 5, 2017
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Synchronised feeding: the African Spoonbill. A while back, Nature Kenya had organised an overnight camping trip to Aberdares. I’m not a fan of extreme cold but I was ready to try it out. A few days after learning about this trip, I heard about another trip to Elementaita organized by for my Photography School alumni on […]
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Birding at Paradise Lost
September 1, 2017
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The first time I went to Paradise Lost was on a weekend youth camp. The most vivid memory I carried from there was the biting cold – that was one long night. We didn’t explore the grounds so I left unaware of the many treasures there. Little did I know that two years later I […]
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Candids Captured on the Streets of Nairobi
June 20, 2017
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There is something exhilarating about being out in the wild, but urban spaces can be fun too if you know how to look. It is not so much about the place, as how you view it. It requires looking at things from a new perspective. I remember reading a book titled Looking and Seeing back […]
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Friends in My Yard (Part Three)
April 28, 2017
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Hey peeps! I’m taking a brief break from my usual travel chronicles. But not to worry, they’ll be back in no time. If you have been around this blog for a while you know by now that I’m an avid birder. These feathered creatures of all sizes are so interesting. There’s so much to be […]
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A Hiker’s Heaven: Namanga
April 13, 2017
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As I said in my last post, I’m increasingly getting addicted to travel. If you’ve had the chance to travel a few times, you know what I mean. Going to new places is always exciting, more so when it’s out in the wild – nature is therapeutic to the mind and soul. Don’t believe it? Try […]
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Day out at Kisames
April 4, 2017
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I am increasingly becoming addicted to travelling. Whether it’s a day trip or several days of camping, I’m more likely to take the opportunity when it presents itself rather than decline – especially when it involves being out in nature. There’s nothing like it. It’s therapeutic to the soul. Nature is unpretentious- what you see […]
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Bogoria and Nakuru Waterfowl Count with Nature Kenya
March 21, 2017
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In my previous post, I let you in on the importance of wetlands to birds. Carrying on with the narrative, today’s post is about the Lake Bogoria and Nakuru waterfowl census as I had promised. Sometime last year, a friend informed me about the census and urged me to register. I intended to but forgot […]
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Celebrating and Conserving Kenya’s Wetlands
March 14, 2017
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On February 2nd this year I joined other conservationists in celebrating World Wetlands Day – yes, there is such a day. What’s the significance of marking it, you may ask? Wetlands are important as they support livelihoods, the economy and provide ecosystem services like enriching soil, purifying water and sheltering endangered species. If you’ve been […]